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CSPAN
Dec 5, 2009 7:00pm EST
larger theme which is the restructuring of u.s. foreign policy that followed the end of the cold war, and in particular the movement of u.s. foreign policy away from the theme of anticommunism after the fall of the berlin wall in 1989 to a new theme which is, i would argue, the dominant one today of humanitarian intervention. now, the theme of humanitarian intervention, you know, is a very wide spread one. as jacqueline noted, you know, it's the basic operational idea behind the safe darfur movement which advocates u.s. military intervention in the darfur region of sudan. it is also to some extent the justification for the iraq and more recently as well the afghan war. a topic of, obviously, very current importance. but really the idea of humanitarian intervention for the post-cold war period, i would argue, was forged in the former yugoslavia. that's really where the idea was, to some extent, created at least in its modern form and was established, really, as the main justification for u.s. foreign policy. and in particular what you had was an ideological shift in the united states
CNN
Dec 30, 2009 9:00am EST
newsroom" today. terrorists, take cover. the u.s. is possibly considering missile strikes against yemen. we'll tell you what yemen has to say all about that. >>> and also, no rest for the weary because those tighter travel restrictions aren't going away today after all. if you or a loved one is getting ready to travel, we'll tell you what you can expect in the airports. >>> and also, a decade of change. boy, that's for sure, isn't it? we'll look at the gizmos and gadgets that have become obsolete now since the start of the millennium. before they fade away, we bid a fond farewell. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm heidi collins. today is wednesday, december 30th and you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> terror aboard flight 253. we have new details on the failed bombing of an airliner on christmas day. cnn has learned the u.s. is looking at potential targets now in yemen for a retaliatory strike. authorities believe failed bomber umar farouk abdulmutallab was trained by an al qaeda group there and new details in the investigation cnn has learned the father of the bombing suspect also
CBS
Dec 28, 2009 6:30pm EST
blow up a u.s. jetliner and says it will keep trying. plus cbs news uncovers disturbing web postings that show the suspect was a lonely young man who harbored jihad fantasies for years. i'm harry smith. also tonight the security failure. there were warnings from the suspect's own family. he was on a watch list so why didn't anyone check to see if he had a u.s. visa? president obama calls for a full review. and there's confusion in some airports amid the new security crackdown. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> smith: good evening. katie is off. president obama says u.s. authorities will not rest until they find everyone involved in the attempt to blow up delta northwest flight 253 on christmas day. the terror trail leads straight to the middle east. today an al-qaeda group based in yemen said it supplied the explosives to suspect umar farouk abdulmutallab and claimed the bombing attempt failed due to a technical problem. mr. obama pledged on the a complete review of the watch list system to prevent other potential terrorists fro
CBS
Dec 11, 2009 6:30pm EST
never saw any signs they had become radicals. three were born in the u.s., one in egypt, and one other in pakistan. all are u.s. citizens and they could face conspiracy charges. justice correspondent bob orr is follow the investigation and, bob, the f.b.i. really wants to bring these men back to the states. >> reporter: yes, katie, they do. but so far the f.b.i. has only been able to briefly talk to tuz t muslim americans and read them their rights. they have not been charged but pakistan is not ready to send them home. while the young americans remain in a pakistani jail, police there have now released their mug shots. five college-age students who police say were intent on joining up with taliban and al qaeda fighters. >> they were here for jihad. we support they were here for some bad activities. >> reporter: cbs news has obtained this pakistan police interrogation report which contains the men's passport information and pictures of laptops and mobile phones confiscated when they were arrested in this house. seized computer files suggest the group had reached out to a terroris
NBC
Dec 30, 2009 7:00pm EST
: brian, though some u.s. intelligence officials say there wasn't enough to go on to put the man accused of the bombing on a watch list, president obama, nonetheless, believes there was. and we're hearing new details tonight from a passenger who was on that plane. a maryland real estate consultant still has his boarding pass from the christmas day flight to detroit. he sat across the plane and one row ahead of the man charged with trying to blow it up. gona says he was among the first to notice the smoke and yell for help. >> most of the passengers started to panic. there was a lot of ladies around, and they start panicking. one specific one sitting on my left, on the aisle of the middle section, she was screaming, i don't want to die. i don't want to die. i want out. >> reporter: a detroit man snapped this picture of the spot where investigators say umar farouk abdulmutullab tried to set off his explosives. but president obama says the u.s. intelligence system should have noticed something was wrong much earlier. back in august, administration officials say, intelligence indicat
NBC
Dec 24, 2009 6:30pm EST
the u.s. what happens now? >>> and a man who is making a difference this holiday season by going back to the drawing board. "nightly news" starts now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, i'm natalie morales in for brian williams. we begin with the scare at the vatican. during the papal procession, a woman jumped the barriers in st. peter basilica and knocked down the 82-year-old pope benedict echlt was unhurt and quickly got back up, with you the incident added to was already expected to be an unusual christmas mass. martin fletcher is live in vatican city tonight. martin, good evening. >> reporter: natalie, good evening. it was a shock. the woman leapt the barrier and jumped on to pope benedict knocking him to the ground and the cardinal, too. there was panned moment yum for a moment and fear until the pope got up. midnight's mass began normally. the procession of pope benedict xvi and the cardinals. then chaos briefly. the camera was off the pope, but here is the sound. people gasping in horror. security men running. a woman had reached the pope and
NBC
Dec 24, 2009 7:05pm EST
u.s. and joins us tonight from orlando. jeff, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you. we landed here in florida a short time ago on our nine-hour flight here on the plane, david and sean goldman were playing around, very playful, playing with toys and puzzles david brought along. sean slept a good deal of the flight. it was fairly calm. the day didn't start that way. it was chaotic in rio when his brazilian family paraded him down the street. surrounded by a crush of cameras, 9-year-old sean goldman clutched his brazilian stepfather as he arrived at the u.s. consulate to be reunited with his father david. at times sean, wearing a short in brazil's national colors, appeared distraught. inside, a private reunion marking the end of a bitter five-year international dispute. a thumbs-up from david goldman as he boarded a private flight. >> my little boy is five feet away, sound asleep, peaceful. we're on our way. my heart is just melting. i love him. >> reporter: the goldmans were invited on a jet nbc news chartered to fly back to the u.s. back in rio, lawyers for sean's brazi
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2009 7:00am EST
circumstances of the massacre were probably exaggerated by u.s. officials. they claimed that not only were the people killed but they were tortured and dismembered. that isn't true. a later forensic investigations revealed they weren't tortured or disfigured. nevertheless, it does appear there had been a massacre. it was not an armed confrontation as the serbs claimed. and this is widely publicized as an example of, you know, atrocious action by the serbs which undoubtedly it was. the united states then worked with europe to call a major peace conference in february of 1999 for a full settlement of the kosovo conflict. it took place in a castle outside of paris. it was officially chaired by the foreign ministers of france and britain, though, behind the scenes the u.s. clearly played a dominating role. and the united states and its european allies put together a predetermined agreement that's quite complex but, in essence, what it demanded was that the serbs would have to agree to full regional autonomy for kosovo, not independence. independence at this point was ruled out. but full r
CBS
Dec 28, 2009 7:00pm EST
terrorists from entering the u.s. in-flight security measures were eased slightly today but at the airports long lines remain and passengers still face additional screening. we have a team of correspondents covering the story here in the united states and beyond. we begin with national correspondent jim axelrod in michigan where the suspect is being held tonight. jim? >> reporter: harry, abdulmutallab is being held in this federal prison behind me here in milan michigan. federal prosecutors say they want a dna sample from him to see if he can be connected to other terror plots. especially now that al qaeda leaders say they launched him. ♪ al qaeda claims it was behind the attempted attack on flight 253, providing abdulmutallab with technically advanced advice. the terrorist organization says the attack was in response to u.s.-assisted air strikes against them in yemen threatening today we are bringing you slaughter and we have prepared for you men who cherish death just like you cherish life. abdulmutallab told investigators al qaeda operatives in yemen made him underwear with th
FOX
Dec 6, 2009 4:00am EST
. >> "u.s. farm report" bras to you by chevy an their award- winning cars, trucks and crossovers. >>> good morning. welcome to "u.s. farm report". i'm john phipps. maybe it's just the christmas spirit of which we could use an extra dose this year, but some encouraging signs for our recession ree weary economy may be showing up even in the ag sector. friday, surprisingly positive employment numbers are good news for our protein indust whh needs all the goodcheer it can get right now. we have a long way back to robust demand, but just maybe the tide is finally turning. let's get started with all the news and trisha. >> thanks, john. hello, everybody. there's some encouraging news for u.s. dairy producer. the u.s. all milk price which represents an estimated blend of prices receive by -- received by dairy farmers climbed back to $15 in november. according to our reporting partners at dairy today, price has not been this high since december of 2008 when the all milk price came in at $15.50 per hundred weight. the november price is an 80 centimprovement over october but still $2.10 below prices
CNN
Dec 29, 2009 7:00pm EST
new ground zero of terrorism, and how is the u.s. going to fight it? >>> good evening and thanks for being with us. a mix of human and systemic failure, that's how president obama described the circumstances that led up to the near tragedy on christmas morning. he made the surprise statement late this afternoon from his vacation home in hawaii saying, "the intelligence community knew about umar farouk abdulmutallab weeks ago and failed to spread word that would have put him on the no-fly list." our ed henry is following that part of the story for us and will join us in just a moment from hawaii. first, though, the latest on the investigation tonight from homeland security correspondent jeanne meserve. she joins us live tonight from washington with breaking news about the cia's role in this systemic failure. hi, jeanne. >> hi, john. this information coming to us from a single, well-placed source, who tell us that someone from the cia met with the father of umar farouk abdulmutallab in nigeria and spoke with him and prepared a report on his concerns that his son had become radicalized
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2009 8:00am EST
hour with a number of different u.s. service members here this christmas morning. we will be right back. >> c-span, christmas day, a look ahead to 2010 politics, including republican congressman eric cantor, an nbc's david gregory. buzz aldrin and fellow astronauts on the legacy of apollo 11. a discussion on the role of muslim americans in the world. later, a discussion on u.s. strategy against al qaeda in afghanistan. and starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern, remembering the lives of william f. buckley jr. and senator ted kennedy. >> in the mid-1990s, newsweek -- "newsweek" named omar not wasow one of the most interesting people to watch in what -- in cyberspace. sunday night, he talks about his current studies at harvard and what is ahead. that is on c-span's q&a. host: in just a moment we will return to afghanistan tuesday to a number of u.s. service members who are spending this christmas day in afghanistan. as you heard from general gary patton, it is about 5:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. there in afghanistan. we will get to our service members, marines, soldiers and sailors in just a bit. he
CNBC
Dec 31, 2009 4:00am EST
we have a huge problem for the u.s. consumer. that's one of the big issues. they have a lot of debt which they need to pay down. the size of the public secretary herb debt is huge and central banks will be looking to exit from their quantitative easing and other lax monetary policies that they've been adopting during the year. maybe some asian central banks may be forced to raise interest rates because of inflationary pressures. that could begin to sow seeds of doubt about this recovery to continue at the rate that we've seen it in the last couple of quarters. nat, i suspect that the economy will not grow as fast as the markets expect both in the g7 and therefore in the emerging economies. it still depends on u.s. consumer and g-7 demand for their ex ports. that may disappoint investors as we go through the year. after that, we could see a much more difficult period both for the economy and therefore for equity investors in particular. >> bob, i just want to pick up on one of the points we want to talk about earlier. also, for viewers who want to get involved, e-mail us with your qu
CNN
Dec 1, 2009 11:00am EST
strategy talking about a 30,000 additional u.s. troops. ed henry saying how quickly it's going to be accelerated and those troops are going to get in within six months or so. that would be a total of about more than 100,000 u.s. troops that will be on the ground in afghanistan. this very much mirrors what the president has said before. he says that he does not want to leave this to his successor assuming perhaps he's talking about at the end of a first term. that would be less than four years. perhaps if it's two terms, eight years. but clearly he's going to be emphasizing that this is a clear mission and that this is going to be an accelerated mission. the other thing he's going to talk about is the time frame for troop withdraw. it's not going to be exact dates but as i mentioned before, the president saying he does not want to leave this for the next leader, for the next u.s. president and he wants to go ahead and tackle the job of taking on al qaeda. the taliban, working with pakistan and afghanistan as well as nato allies to do that. the final point here, he's going to emphasize
CBS
Dec 1, 2009 7:00pm EST
. >> couric: tonight, the president goes on national television to announce he's sending 30,000 more u.s. troops into a war that's already cost more than 900 american lives. as he lays out his new strategy for afghanistan, the road ahead. i'm katie couric. also tonight, is the war winnable? as a u.s. troop buildup helps take back one afghan town, some say buying off the taliban may be more effective than fighting them. and as the new troops prepare to deploy, their families feel the pain and strain of separation. >> hits me pretty hard. but he's a good kid. he's strong. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. in just a short while, president obama will address the nation from the u.s. military academy at west point and tell us how he plans to finish the job in afghanistan. with fewer than two out of five americans approving of his handling of the war and after months of deliberation, he's decided to send in 30,000 more u.s. troops, the first of them will be there by christmas. the goal: putting down a resurgence of
CBS
Dec 2, 2009 4:30am EST
to the safety of people here in the u.s. and around the world. president obama is raising the stakes in afghanistan. sending in another 30,000 american troops. >> i do not make this decision lightly. i make this decision because i am convinced that our security is at stake in afghanistan and pakistan. >> reporter: at the west point military academy last night, the president said the first batch of u.s. forces will join the fight by christmas with the rest arriving by summer. >> obama essentially gave a death sentence to hundreds possibly thousands more u.s. troops. >> reporter: across the country, members of the military had mixed reaction. >> the more of us over there, the safer each one of us are. >> reporter: with the latest troop increase, the u.s. will have nearly 100,000 forces in afghanistan. their mission, stepping up the fight against the taliban, securing key areas, and training afghan forces. the commander in chief bound to start bringing u.s. troops home in july 2011. now that the president has pitched his plan, his administration will have to sell it to congress.
CNN
Dec 28, 2009 1:00pm EST
data base with the u.s. government and so the president has ordered investigations into those two questions and we expect he'll give us an update on where those reviews are. >> why did it take him so long to speak publicly? is it because of the criticism he's been receiving? >> reporter: in fairness to the president, his approach is to not jump into something immediately. let it play out and make sure you don't make the situation worse. maybe even in the initial hours that you don't give the potential terrorists there even more attention. and i can tell you when the incident first played out, aides suggested to us that the president didn't need to say anything. he could let others like janet napolitano do it. he faced criticism from republicans saying he needed to get out and reassure the nation that air travel is safe. perhaps that he heard that criticism and given the fact that the homeland security secretary didn't do a great job explaining this to the public and reassuring them, now you have to put out the president to clean it up. >> ed henry in honolulu. thanks so much. now
FOX
Dec 20, 2009 4:00am EST
midwest farmers >>> today on u.s. farm report. midwest farmers are still looking for that last grow as harvest goes on. government aid is heading out there to the farmers. and a major oil company revives ethanol plants. u.s. farm report brought to you by chevy and their award winning cars, trucks, and crossovers. and by yamaha hd tvs. good morning on the farm report. typical weather conditions are made in the last corn and cotton acres that challenged to wrap up. reprotecting -- reflecting prices that don't resemble any of that and let's get started first with alex stolaj with the news. >> reporter: yet again, they will set that for monday afternoon. the third expansion caused for late harvest by both corn and cotton. the most recent report shows 92% of the corn crop had been harvested. and up 12 points from the week before. of the top 18 corn producer, they had not hit 90% yet. including michigan, pennsylvania, wisconsin, south dakota, and north dakota. turning to cotton, 91% of the nation's crop had been harvested as of last weekend. up 3 points from the week before. and they are
FOX News
Dec 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
reaction from the u.s. military and the soldier's family. heavy hits from a nasty winter storm. death on the roadways. and celebrating christmas around the world. we will see what the world's christians are doing to mark this holiday and find out how the pope is doing one day after being knocked down at a mass. and we will hear plans for security in the wake of a scare at street peter's. but first, breaking news tonight. the white house believes the incident aboard the delta of flight was an attempted act of terrorism. they are increasing air security after fox news is told a man claiming to be it connected to al qaeda tried to ignite something the board and international flights. pete king tells us that early indications say the device was somewhat sophisticated. the suspect, a nigerian, is 23 years old and has suffered from third degree burns from the attempted terrorist attack. the incident happened during the landing of a nine-hour flight from amsterdam to a hub in metro detroit. there were 270 people on board the plane, and a passenger reportedly said he saw a glow and smelled smoke
CBS
Dec 1, 2009 6:31pm EST
from the u.s. military academy at west point and tell us how he plans to finish the job in afghanistan. with fewer than two out of five americans approving of his handling of the war and after months of deliberation, he's decided to send in 30,000 more u.s. troops, the first of them will be there by christmas. the goal: putting down a resurgence of the taliban and rooting out al qaeda. the president will also say he'll begin pulling u.s. forces out of afghanistan in the summer of 2011. the price tag for his new strategy? as much as $30 billion for the first year. our chief white house correspondent chip reid is at west point. chip, this could be a tough sell for the president. >> reporter: absolutely right, katie. in fact, the president is going to make clear that one way he's going to try to sell this is by saying that he's going to get those troops into afghanistan and out of afghanistan firster than anybody anticipated. we just obtained this interpret from the speech. the president says the 30,000 additional troops i am announcing tonight will deploy in the first part of
CNBC
Dec 29, 2009 4:00am EST
. let's check in on the u.s., as well. good morning, brian. >> hey, when boxing day falls on a weekend, you have to have that day off for everybody. let's take a look at the stock foorchs here at this hour. the gains have been incremental. nothing shocking to the system. but gains are gains. the cliche is you can still go broke on light volume. we're up about 7 points in the dow against fair value. slightly higher, only about .5% in the nasdaq and the s&p 500 up by more than .25 points right now. 80s stands, we look pretty good and the futures have held up pretty well for the entire day. yesterday, we dipped in negative territory for just a bit. case shiller, we take a look at home prices today. for now, i'll happened it back to chloe. >> thank you, brian. joining us for our guest host for the entire hour is steven davis. thank you so much for dropping in today. the asian markets today, taking a move up after the holiday. >> our stance is that we're still positive on equity markets generally, so for at least first quarter, notwithstanding the rallies that we saw during 2009. i think la
FOX News
Dec 27, 2009 6:00am EST
situation where a u.s. embassy gave him a multientry ceasia and an american embassy in nigeria tipped off to him. is the united states government saying anything about this tonight? >> they are neither connecting the dots or emphasizing or explaining why this is this ramping up or significant ramping up of the security. when i spoke to a u.s. official earlier today, greta, what they said to me is that absent information to the contrary, they would have to increase security with the knowledge that there could be potentially others out there who want to attempt similar acts but at that time in the afternoon there was no information to suggest that was the case. but it was certainly something they had to consider given previous experience. >> greta: in terms of amping up security i'm all for being really careful in the future for people who buy tickets in cash and don't have any luggage and are on some type of list. they are talking about now not letting people use blankets and limited to one carryon. when they say they are increasing security, what is the government talking about
CBS
Dec 2, 2009 6:30pm EST
redefined the u.s. mission there. from the pentagon, here's david martin. >> reporter: general mcchrystal, the commander in afghanistan, told his staff this morning "today is the first day of the rest of the war." >> there will be a lot of people who will question whether we can do it, there will be some who question whether we should do it but nobody should question from today on whether we will do it. >> reporter: but "it" does not mean defeat the taliban. defense secretary gates explained to congress the objective is simply to weaken the taliban and strengthen the afghans so they can take over the fight. >> the president's new strategic concept aims to reverse the taliban's momentum and reduce its strength. >> reporter: here's how the commandant of the marine corps explained it to troops fighting in the taliban heartland of helmand province. >> when we can turn this place over to afghan security forces, army and police, have a reasonable level of confidence in their government and their ability to run their country through whatever devices, we're out of here. >> reporter: th
CBS
Dec 25, 2009 6:30pm EST
he on the plane in the first place? when the manifest was turned over to u.s. authorities, why wasn't it discovered he was on the plane? it seems his connections go back to yemen. of course, there is an al qaeda branch there, too. we simply do not know yet whether this is a lone actor who was just inspired to do something, maybe from the internet, or someone who really was carrying out some kind of plot. i will tell you this-- one high-ranking official said to me if you look at all of the elements here, this did not have the earmarks of a sophisticated and well-planned attack. that might be a clue heacked alone. >> glor: i think that's a very important point to make tonight. bob, the president says they're increasing security for all airline flights. what does that mean? >> reporter: first of all, please understand the security for aviation is very high. it's been at orange since 2006. there's an erroneous report the level has been lifted to orange. it's already at owner. what this will mean, undoubtedly, is more and more people will be checked for explosive residue. when you go throu
ABC
Dec 31, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> making n >>> making news this morning. heightened security near a u.s. base in afghanistan. it's there in the wake of a deadly suicide bombing. >>> chest pains send conservative talker rush limbaugh to a hawaii hospital. he's said to be resting comfortably. >>> and successful journey to the south pole. this one is all about girl power. it's new year's eve, thursday, december 31st, 2009. >> from abc news, this is "america this morning." >> gd morning and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm todd conner sitting in for jeremy hubbard. >>> the taliban says it's behind a deadly suicide bomb attack in afghanistan which killed eight cia workers. >> somehow the bomber managed to enter the secure facility before setting off hit explosive vest. nick schifrin joins us from kabul with the details. good morning, nick. >> reporter: the bomber did get past security. there's a lot of additional security outside of camp chapman near the pakistani border. we're trying to figure out how the bomber got past three layers of security where he got into the gym, killing eight cia offi
WHUT
Dec 2, 2009 7:00pm EST
not a u.s. mission alone, and i'm confident that other allies and partners will also make a substantial increase in their contributions. >> pakistan's cooperation in fighting the taliban and al qaeda is also considered crucial. yet in speaking with reporters today, pakistan's prime minister openly worried that an increase in fighting in neighboring afghantan would push militants into border areas of his country. >> the concern is when they're sending more troops to afghanistan, that would be the area of helmand. is there any influx of the militants that they would be moving towards balujastan. >> and there's now yet another worry. president obama's stated goal of removing american troops from afghanistan in the summer of 2011 depends on the afghan army and police taking over security in much of the country. but now new evidence is emerging which suggests the number of afghan army troops and policemen may not be nearly as large as described. james bays of al jazeera english has our "lead focus" tonight. >> reporter: if president obama wants to hear about possible flaws in his
CBS
Dec 31, 2009 6:30pm EST
history is carried out by an afghan who is invited on to a u.s. base without being searched. for better or worse-- the recession is keeping more couples together. also ... and the dream lives on! >> glor: remembering 2009 and those who left us. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> glor: good evening, katie's off tonight. he has been linked to some of the 9/11 hijackers and the fort hood shooting suspect. tonight, there are more. authorities believe american-born cleric anwar al-awlaki played an important role in the plot to blow up flight 253 on christmas day. she believed to have met the bombing suspect in yemen in the months leading up to the attack. our justice correspondent bob orr has been investigating this story from the start. he joins us from washington this evening. bob. >> reporter: jeff, intelligence source now tell us that u.s.-born cleric anwar al-awlaki is emerging as a key player in that christmas day attack. as one official puts it, the radical imam is right in the middle of this. u.s. officials say anwar al-awlaki has operate
CNN
Dec 26, 2009 12:00pm EST
because of what u.s. official, calling an attempted terrorist attack on a u.s. airliner. bring you up to date on what has been taking place, and cnn first brought you the story yesterday afternoon. we have this exclusive photo of the suspect. there in the white t-shirt taken by a fellow passenger. he is 23 years old and a nigerian national, identified as umar farouk abodulmutallab. the fbi has been questioning him and the associated press reports a prominent nigerian banker just might be his son. passengers aboard flight 253 say the man tried to set up a small incendiary device, or explosive device, it's still being sorted out what this device was, as the plane was actually approaching the detroit airport. a flight that originated in amsterdam. >> we were in the back of the plane, and all of a sudden heard some screams, and flight attendants ran up and down the aisles, and i think we knew at the point when we saw the fear in the flight attendant's eyes and they grabbed the fire extinguisher, and also we smelled a bunch of smoke. >> from what we can tell there was a gentleman that had som
FOX
Dec 27, 2009 4:00am EST
>>> today on "u.s. farm report" midwest land values pause on the long upward climb but maybe not for long. a promising crop in mississippi turns into a soggy nightmare. and we take a look back at the challenging weather of 2009. >> "u.s. farm report," brought to you by chevy and their award- winning cars, trucks and crossovers. and by yamaha atvs and rhino side by side vehicles. u-s farm rt...i'm john >>> good morning. welcome to "u.s. farm report." i'm john phipps. >>> well, it looks like a soggy christmas to match a soggy season for many producers in the midwest and south at least. there are still some fields in my area awaiting harvest which may only be possible in the new year. moonmeanwhile planning is underway for a new crop. but there's uncertainty as to what that crop would be. it could mean opportunity at the level, but it drives the consumerrers nuts. the ghost of harvest past will be with us long after this christmas season. let's get started with the news and al pell. >>> >> thanks john. a new surgeon vacation from iowa state university shows the value of some of the
CBS
Nov 30, 2009 7:00pm EST
couric, including an inside look >> couric: tonight, president obama orders 30,000 more u.s. troops to afghanistan as he plans to lay out his new strategy in a nationwide address. i'm katie couric. also tonight, a manhunt in washington state. the search is on for a career criminal wanted in the brutal murders of four police officers. the tiger woods mystery continues. after crashing his s.u.v., he's now pulling out of his own tournament and still not talking to the police. and a great american city honors our own steve hartman. why? because he asked. >> reporter: could i get one of those keys? >> yeah, i'll get you one. hey, ken! captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. the orders have gone out. president obama is sending tens of thousands of additional u.s. troops to afghanistan. the first wave is expected to arrive by christmas. tomorrow night, president obama will outline his new strategy in a nationally televised address from west point. david martin reports the president will tell american it is u.s. cannot
PBS
Dec 28, 2009 6:00pm EST
u.s. would keep up the pressure on terrorists. >> warner: and i'm margaret warner. on the newshour tonight, the president outlined stepped-up security measures for air passengers. >> ifill: how did the bomber get through security? and what can be done to prevent another attack? we'll sort it out. >> warner: then, authorities in iran arrested key opposition figures after weekend protests that killed at least eight. >> ifill: a different angle on the health care debate. ray suarez has the story from south of the u.s. border. >> thousands of americans that can't afford the health care they need, are heading abroad to search for it, i'll have a report from mexico. >> ance end of the year conversation about the financial collapse with >> warner: and an end-of-the- year conversation about the financial collapse with writers andrew ross sorkin and john cassidy. >> it seems to be alive and well and frankly there hasn't been much reform out of washington. >> that's all ahead on tonight's cbs newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour is provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy.
CNN
Dec 27, 2009 12:00pm EST
his father feared that his son was becoming radicalized. about three months ago he went to the u.s. embassy warning officials that he feared his son was about to take part in jihad. the son had contacted him via text message saying that he was leaving school in dubai where he just started studying and, instead, was going to yemen to pursue islam. now, yemen is where the suspect would later tell officials that he got this explosive device and where he learned how to use it. the instructions meant going into the plane's bathroom as the plane was beginning its descent into detroit and he was there for about 20 minuteses, witnesses say, came back to his seat and then tried to conceal the device with a blanket and moments later it ignited. quick-thinking passengers were able to put out the flames which had begun to go up the side of the airplane wall and also able to subdue that suspect. the suspect at a local michigan hospital and being treated for second and third burns. he did appear before a judge yesterday. very calm, very polite and said he had a much better day than the day earli
ABC
Dec 11, 2009 4:30am EST
popular drugs for women, with 30 million prescriptions written annually in the u.s. the medications are used to treat osteoporosis. but emerging research shows they might also fight breast cancer. doctors suspected the drugs might have additional benefits wh they noticed breast cancer patients taking the drugs for their bones, had fewer cancer in their second breasts. could the medications reduce the odds of developing breast cancer in the first place? >> the next step is to try to continue validating it, to the degree that one might even take it to randomized, control trial, to see if it's the direct effect. yes.eporter: the answer may be researchers examining records on more than 150,000 women in a u.s. government health study, found those taking the drugs for osteoporosis, were 32% less likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer. researchers say the drugs may stimulate immune cells to fight cancers and change blood vessel supply so that tumors cannot grow as easily. now, the study isn't enough to prove that the drugs actually prevent cancer. more definitive studies should give a clear
ABC
Dec 1, 2009 6:31pm EST
withdrawal of u.s. troops beginning in the second half of 2011. it is ambitious, it will be expensive. jake tapper begins our coverage tonight. jake, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, charlie. well, in his speech this evening at west point, president obama plans to say that he is deploying 30,000 new troops at the fastest pace possible. president obama will announce tonight that the first of the 30,000 u.s. troops will be deployed almost immediately, senior administration officials said. the president is pushing for a rapid deployment so all boots will be on the ground by summer 2010, those some senior army officials are skeptical that can be done. their mission? defeat and degrade taliban forces. provide security for population centers. and accelerate training of afternoon gan forces by u.s. forces. that, a senior administration official says, will, quote, bolster the confidence of the afghan people and u.s. resolve, which they hope will lead to more afghans joining the army and police. it's a strategy that is initially being met with the cautious support of conservative repub
WETA
Dec 16, 2009 5:30pm EST
needs are currently met by forgn supplrs. the last u.s. steps would target those foreign firmsho supply iran with proleum productsncluding shipping company and insuran firm involv in the process. but the main taet is still iran's nucar program. >> i belie it would force unpalatable budgetary forces on the irann regime, vastly increang the domestic political cause ofpursuing its nucleaprogram. >> reporr: reacng to the bill iranian oil officials say they are not worriedecause tehran has a long list of suppliers. chinese state company now provide up t one-ird of iran's petrol import fillhe dwap leftehind by firms from othecountries, facing u.s. pressure not to deal with iran. beijing's leading l firm and cnpc have also signed contracts worth $4 billion to help tehran pump more oil. iran'siggest problem has been a lack of investment due to its war in the 1980 with iraqnd a long lt of existing u.s. imposed sanctions. under thecurrent iran sanctions act, there is a ban on u.s firms selling aviation parts. the assets of official worth more than $1.64 bllion are frozen. and there are fin
WHUT
Dec 28, 2009 6:30pm EST
the failed attack on a u.s. airliner. the u.s. president vows to hunt down those involved. >> will continue to use every element of our national power to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat the vilest extremists who threaten u >> and more people are killed after anti government protests in iran. and at least 25 people are dead in karachi. coming up later, just hours from execution, britain appeals to china to spare a british man convicted of drug trafficking. and a decade of change, how life has developed since the millennium kamras -- thanks to social networking, blogging and youtube. >> hello and welcome, president obama says his administration will not west. -- will not rest until those who attempted to bomb an airliner over the united states are arrested. he said he will use every element of national power to thwart the enemies of the u.s. he made a statement that -- but there was a statement on an al qaeda web site saying they were behind the incident. >> the shock waves are still being felt across the world. it is the bomb that authorities say -- if the bomb that authorities say u
CBS
Dec 8, 2009 7:00pm EST
, washington. >> couric: and now to the place the war on terror began and continues-- afghanistan. with a u.s. troop surge about to begin, defense secretary robert gates told afghanistan's president today face to face those troops won't be there forever. we have two reports tonight. from national security correspondent david martin and terry mccarthy in kabul. first, here's terry. >> reporter: with u.s. troops in afghanistan due to be increased by 30,000, defense secretary gates today urged president hamid karzai to speed up the training of afghan security forces so they can take over as soon as possible from the u.s. >> as president obama has made very clear, this is not an open-ended commitment on the part of the united states. >> reporter: but karzai said it would be five years before afghan forces would be ready to stand on their own and much longer before the government could pay for them. >> maybe for another 15 years. afghanistan will not be able to sustain a force of that nature. >> reporter: not fast enough for gates. >> i would hope that we not only could meet the timelines that pre
ABC
Dec 28, 2009 6:30pm EST
determination to strike the u.s. >> reporter: this is the bomb sown into the crotch of underwear, his briefs seen in government photos obtained by abc news. in this pack the explosive powder was removed from the slightly charred and searched under wear. it is a packet of high explosive chemical called petn weighing about 80 grams. a government test shows what would happen to an airplane with only 50 grabs of petn. that's the amount of in the bomb carried by the shoe bomber richard reed over christmas 2001. the underpants bomb would have been 1.5 times as powerful. tragedy was overted because the detonator caused a fire but did not make enough contact to explode the petn. >> it's very clear it became very, very close. the explosive device went off. became an incendiary device instead of explosive device which probably save thad airplane. >> reporter: the 23-year-old nie jeer an suspect received the bomb from and trained by al qaeda over the last few months. in a web posting the al qaeda group displayed a picture of abdulmutallab calling him a hero and the group said a new attack was coming li
PBS
Dec 30, 2009 5:30pm EST
believe it. he sounded really well and was cracking jokes. >> u.s. officials say eight americans have been killed by a suspected suicide attack in southeastern afghanistan. reports from the u.s. suggest the government knew a terror attack was being planned weeks before an attempt to bomb a plane. welcome to "bbc world news." also, coming up for you -- survival against the odds. a baby born on the first day of israel's assault on gaza. and a century-old campaign for independence in india. >> hello to you. two and a half-year ordeal is over for peter moore. he was one of five men sized -- seized as the iraqi finance ministry in 2007. three of them were shot dead and their bodies returned to the u.k. there's still no, world on the fifth man but british officials believe she dead. but peter moore is now free. >> from the murky complex world of iraqi hostage taking and negotiations, that's some good news. >> i've been held here for nearly eight months now. i miss my family very much. >> peter moore, the british i.t. expert from lincoln has been freed after two and a half years in captivity
CNBC
Dec 28, 2009 4:00am EST
buying into the oil companies. courtney, let's head to the u.s. hi. good morning. i'm courtney reagan here in the united states where it is very early on a monday morning just after the holidays. it looks like things are regular live i flat. it looks like we're going to leave off where we were last week. chloe. >> thank you. and it's great to have you on the show, courtney. joining us now as our guest host is roger globally, executive director of lgt capital management and he's sitting right next to me. thank you so much for on this post3 >> you're welcome. >> as somebody who manages funds, do you actually care about whether there is a christmas rally or post christmas rally going into year 2010? i mean, for individual clients, it's quite a good opportunity to build up some of the portfolios. but certainly, the volumes are getting thinner because most of the institutional clients have closed their books and they're looking into 2010. so it's not so relevant. somebody who missed out on the big rally between march and october cannot make any additional performance by buying some of the
ABC
Dec 11, 2009 6:30pm EST
. >>> hired guns. did the u.s. illegally hire mercenaries for military operations overseas? brian ross investigates. >>> movie magic. the man who made titanic pushes the envelope on 3d technology with the most expensive movie ever made. >>> and our "persons of the week." bringing holiday cheer to kids who have lost a parent in war. >>> good evening. the storm that barrelled across the country this week is like the holiday guest who just doesn't know when to leave. the storm continues to hold its grip on the northern reaches of new york state. winds blowing over lake erie have brought bands of snow falling at times at a rate of one or two inches per hour, on top of the two feet already on the ground. the forecast calls for even more tonight. david kerley is in westfield, new york, this evening. david? >> reporter: good evening, charlie. a bit of a break in the weather right now, but snow has been blowing across this region all day today. the big story is i-90, right next to this town. it is shut down tonight. 200 motorists were stranded on that snow-covered highway all night. in whiteou
WHUT
Dec 30, 2009 7:00pm EST
revealed a new threat to the u.s. yemen. tonight we look at that country and what some say is already the next battlefield in the war on terror. >>> tens of thousands of hard line government supporters take to the streets in tehran calling for the executions of opposition leaders. and the police chief of tehran pledges no mercy on future anti-government protests. >>> while most of the world is broke, china is on a shopping spree, snapping up natural resources including gas, and now copper. should the u.s. be concerned? >>> and everyone is familiar with smoke detectors. from australia, a new idea. shark detectors. it could just take the bite out of going to the beach. >>> from the different perspectives of reporters and analysts from around the globe, this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> good evening. i'm martin savidge. thank
WETA
Dec 2, 2009 5:30pm EST
afghan curity forc that the u.s. wants eventuallyo hand over control to. wever najib i one of a growing numberf deserters. >> tralator: i quit my job. i've seen how the police behave they should be a bridge betwee the people and t govement, bunow they're a disaster. they behave in ch a w that people even hate the uniforms. >> reporr: an al jazeera investigation has revealedhat the afghan armynd the afan poli areothing like the size officially announced generaltanley mcchrystal, the commanr of u.s. and nato forces, i i'm told, wellaware that the numberof soldiers and poce officers who have deserted or are absent witht leave makes the official gures almost meangless. >>he reported strength of th afghan national army ands at 95,000 troops and th of the national police at more than 93,000. >> reporter: one high vel u.s. military source tolde the size of the afghan army i nothing like the publish figure of 90,000. it's more li 55,000. otrs believe thectual fighting sength is even smler. >> the amount is really if you wanted to send them to the field, the battlefield, not such amount. >>eport
CBS
Dec 30, 2009 6:30pm EST
, a suicide bomber strikes inside a u.s. base in afghanistan. at least eight americans are killed. i'm harry smith. also tonight, the hunt for accomplices in the airline attack. authorities want to know who trained the suspect, who gave him the explosives and if another attack is imminent. and i... >> and 2009. a look back. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> smith: good evening. katie is off tonight. it's supposed to be a secure facility in a very dangerous part of afghanistan. but today, a suicide bomber struck at a u.s. forward operating base in khost providence near the pakistani border. at least eight american civilians were killed when the attacker detonated a vest loaded with explosives. the questions tonight: how did a terrorist get in, or worse, was it an inside job? the latest from david martin at the pentagon. >> reporter: this is where it hammond, a well-fortified combat outpost in eastern afghanistan. somehow, a suicide bomber was able to bring his explosives on the base, walk up to a group of american civilians and blow hi
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2009 6:30pm EST
emphasize that-based? >>Ñi when you look at the wirels industry today in the u.s., the point i made is that most vibrant and most competitive marketplace in the entire country, not only the country but the world. we made our point using the fact that the u.s., by any measure, whether the concentration index that is used by the department of justice or just by the number of competitors that we have in this country, it is the most competitive market in the world and the least concentrated market in the world. i wanted to make those points, because some people have said and are still saying that maybe the industry is not competitive enough, but in the u.s. we have four national wireless competitors, but we also have 173 other local, regional, or specialty carriers, for a total of 177. by contracts -- by contrast, the next nearest country has a total of 37. it is a very competitive marketplace, and the best evidence that supports those facts or the prices that we charge our customers. when you look at customers in the 26 developed countries of the world, the u.s. has the least cost per min
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